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NEW: Inuhele celebrates Atlanta’s meteoric rise as Tiki destination
Now, in just its second year, the Tiki weekender known as Inuhele greatly expanded to include three days of bar-hopping, panels, vendors, bands, demos and more geared to the area's burgeoning scene. >>> Full preview and live coverage
Cocktail recipe: Makani Pahili by Skipper Mickey of Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto, one of the Iron TikiTender competitors at Inuhele
Miami Rum Congress is in session: First annual event lures top industry experts
Some of the biggest names in the spirits world flocked to South Florida for the first annual
Miami Rum Congress, a two-day event featuring tastings and educational seminars dedicated to the burgeoning booze
that may finally have outgrown its "party like a pirate" image.
Hukilau 2019: Tickets on sale, book your room now for June 5-9 bash in Fort Lauderdale
The Hukilau has announced an impressive lineup of bands, bars and booze experts as it launched a new website with tickets now on sale for the 18th annual Tiki weekender in Fort Lauderdale. Guests can also book rooms at two hotels: the host Pier 66 and the nearby B Ocean Resort. New for 2019: Women take over the Tiki Tower Takeover, plus 10 new Tiki bars!
Special event: 'Demerara Rum - The Mai-Kai's Secret Weapon'
The Atomic Grog was pleased to present a special happy-hour talk during The Mai-Kai Takeover event
on Jan. 19, presented by the Magical Tiki Meet-Up and Retro Rekindled.
Click here to check out our full event recap, including photos and highlights of our Demerara rum discussion.
See also: Rums of The Mai-Kai include potent, funky flavors from Guyana and Jamaica
The Hukilau 2019 updates: Hotel room parties are back, The Surfrajettes return to The Mai Kai, plus more NEW
Get exclusive news on the return of room parties, plus this year's featured artist Baï, and countdown events at Miami Rum Congress in February and The Mai-Kai in March featuring The Surfrajettes.
The Tiki Times: Full 2019 events calendar now available!
Announcing The Atomic Grog's updated calendar for all the major events across the world of Tiki culture. Let us help you plan all your 2019 excursions with this list that includes rum events, plus modernism, surf music, Disney and other happenings of interest to the Tiki community.
LATEST BLOGS: NEWS AND EVENTS
* 2019 Tiki Bingo season kicks off at The Mai-Kai
* Event spotlight: SoCal’s Original Tiki Market Place celebrates seventh anniversary
* Iron TikiTender goes on tour for Atlanta regional competition | Recipe: Jamaican Bad Decisions
* They’re back: Flaming Tiki swizzle sticks from Grider Adventure Art
Epcot's Native American art exhibit includes Hawaiian and Polynesian artifacts
The Hawaii and California display spotlights one of seven geographic regions of Native American art,
both historical and modern, in the American Heritage Gallery.
A cure for your holiday hangover: All the Miracle pop-up cocktails, reviewed and ranked
Check out our reviews and rankings of all the drinks on the 2018 Miracle menu
Nobody has perfected the Christmas pop-up concept quite like Miracle, from the decor to the music to the food - all spearheaded by each individual location under the guidance of Cocktail Kingdom. For 39 days, Miracle on Rosemary and Miracle on Delray Beach from Death Or Glory served up delicious craft cocktails that feature obscure, esoteric ingredients but also don't take themselves too seriously and appeal to a broad audience.
Previous story: Festive ‘Miracle’ pop-up bar expands in South Florida, worldwide
COCKTAIL RECIPE: Secret Santa Flip is festive fun any time of year
Event preview: The Hukilau 2018 in Fort Lauderdale
The Hukilau returns for its 18th annual Tiki weekender in June, serving up five days of immersive rum-fueled experiences at the Pier 66 Hotel & Marina and The Mai-Kai restaurant, both 62-year-old landmarks in sunny Fort Lauderdale.
The Year in Tiki 2018: Recap all the top events with photos and video
Which events did you attend in 2018? Take a look back at the top happenings in the Tiki, rum and surf music worlds: Modernism Week, Inuhele: Atlanta Tiki Homebar Tour, Chicago Rum Festival, Viva Las Vegas, Tiki Caliente, The Hukilau, Rum Renaissance Festival, Surfer Joe Summer Festival, Ohana: Luau At The Lake, Tiki Kon, Tales of the Cocktail, Surf Guitar 101 Convention, Tiki Oasis, The Hula Hop, Asbury Park Surf Music Festival, Huka Pele Tiki Weekender, California Rum Festival, Makahiki: A Night of Tiki, New York Rum Festival, Circa Caliente, Malihini Tiki Festival, The UK RumFest, plus many more!
Florida bartender wins Chairman's Reserve Mai Tai Challenge at The Mai-Kai, earns trip to St. Lucia
UPDATE: Bartender Gregory Schutt pulled off an upset victory on Oct. 30 in the regional finals
of the Chairman’s Reserve Mai Tai Challenge, edging several fellow Floridians and seasoned competitors
from cocktail hotbeds New Orleans and Chicago to earn a trip to the global finals in St. Lucia in 2019.
New Atomic Grog Mai Tai recipes: Oh Mai Darling | Atomic Mai Tai Cocktail
Hulaween 2018: Back from the Dead - 10th Anniversary Reunion
On Oct. 26, The Mai-Kai in Fort Lauderdale was overrun by a lively crowd of undead revelers who returned
from the grave for a 10th time in search of a rockin' good time with Slip and the Spinouts.
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